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This is where finance matters. Featuring “The Knock-On Effect,” the show that starts with the financial or economic event you’ve heard about and takes you to a weird place. The financial world is more complex and more fun than you might think, and in this weekly show, Justine Underhill, Alex Rosenberg and Roger Hirst prove it.

Brought to you from Real Vision.

Nov 9, 2018

Real Vision’s Ash Bennington joins Alex to reflect on a trope frequently heard in the cryptocurrency world these days: “The best projects are built in bear markets.” Plus: The differences between crypto conferences and muni bond conferences, why Bitcoin Cash has become a punchline, and what Alex learned from an...


Nov 2, 2018

How does the recent mandate to electronically log trucker hours impact the labor force, Amazon and U.S. consumers? Justine and Alex speak with Will Pletcher, president of transportation company MCAH Ltd, about surging wages and costs in trucking. Will also sets the record straight on some common trucker stereotypes.


Oct 26, 2018

If the trade war winds down, why might we see more security measures on wine bottles? Alex and Justine discuss, touching on nail-biting auctions, vineyard pests and new uses for the blockchain.


Oct 19, 2018

How does the health food craze contribute to the production of drones? Justine and Alex discuss, touching on global smuggling rings, food fakery and sauerkraut flavored honey.


Oct 12, 2018

If the Republicans maintain control of Congress, why might it become easier to buy stolen goods by accident? Alex and Justine discuss, also touching on wordy regulations, the emotional reaction to wealth disparities, and Justine's mixed driving record.